The Language of Magazines

The Language of Magazines

by Linda McLoughlin
     
 

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This unique book is invaluable for all students of language. By exploring examples from magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Men's Health, Diva and many more, readers will learn how magazines:

use linguistic techniques such as puns and presuppositions to capture the reader's attention

combine image and text to produce meaning

convey

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Overview

This unique book is invaluable for all students of language. By exploring examples from magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Men's Health, Diva and many more, readers will learn how magazines:

use linguistic techniques such as puns and presuppositions to capture the reader's attention

combine image and text to produce meaning

convey ideological messages

construct images of the sexes through language.

Editorial Reviews

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'This book is a helpful textbook for students of language and linguistics ... it is very easy to read and as such also a useful and entertaining book to everybody who wants to view his or her magazines a bit more critically.' - Irmeli Helin, Linguist List

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780203137444
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/23/2000
Series:
Intertext Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
4 MB

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